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Transactions for May 17, 2009

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5/17/09 Washington Nationals placed P Scott Olsen on the 15-day disabled list (Left shoulder tendinitis).
5/17/09 Tampa Bay Rays placed LF Pat Burrell on the 15-day disabled list (Stiff neck).
5/17/09 Miami Marlins selected the contract of LF Alejandro De Aza from Triple-A New Orleans (Pacific Coast).
5/17/09 Miami Marlins optioned P Carlos Martinez to Triple-A New Orleans (Pacific Coast).
5/17/09 Miami Marlins changed P Rick VandenHurk's roster status.
5/17/09 Pittsburgh Pirates called up P Tom Gorzelanny from Triple-A Indianapolis (International).
5/17/09 Pittsburgh Pirates placed P Tyler Yates on the 15-day disabled list (Right elbow inflammation).
5/17/09 Cleveland Indians placed P Scott Lewis on the 60-day disabled list (to the 60-Day disabled list).
5/17/09 New York Yankees assigned P Brian Bruney to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (International).
5/17/09 Cleveland Indians outrighted P Masahide Kobayashi from the 40-man roster.
5/17/09 Cleveland Indians optioned P Tony Sipp to Triple-A Columbus (International).
5/17/09 Cleveland Indians selected the contract of P Greg Aquino from Triple-A Columbus (International).
5/17/09 Cleveland Indians selected the contract of P David Huff from Triple-A Columbus (International).
5/17/09 Philadelphia Phillies called up P Sergio Escalona from Double-A Reading (Eastern).
5/17/09 Philadelphia Phillies optioned P Andrew Carpenter to Triple-A Lehigh Valley (International).
5/17/09 San Francisco Giants called up PH Kevin Frandsen from Triple-A Fresno (Pacific Coast).
5/17/09 Washington Nationals called up P Ross Detwiler from Double-A Harrisburg (Eastern).

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